We are back! This time we put the spotlight on everyone’s favourite mean lean ATP-production machine: The mitochondria. Movies in this video show mitochondria and other organelles in plant cells made visible with fluorescent proteins.
PSI – Who killed Arabidopsis thaliana?
Check out this nice video produced by the Plant Science Research Group Glasgow for International Fascination of Plants Day 2012!
Run, aphid, run!
I just stumbled across this nice video by Rothamsted Research. It’s used on their website to illustrate the research on genetically modified wheat by John Pickett et al. and shows how aphids react to injection of an alarm pheromone into…
Why Pink should be called Minus Green
Eukaryopolis – The City of Animal Cells
There’s science in music, oh yeah!
GFP (A Professor Karmadillo song)
A Green Light for Biology — Making the Invisible Visible
This discovery by Nobel prize winner Dr. Osama Shimomura known as Green Fluorescent has revolutionized molecular biology. Movement of living molecules generally can be seen but the advent of GFP made the invisible visible. The protein, found in jellyfish helps…
White Blood Cell chasing Bacteria with Benny Hill theme and OM NOM NOM
I didn’t want to change the video title because it was perfect.
Faces of Plant Cell Biology: Dr Geraint Parry
I met Geraint Parry on Twitter, where he tweets under @LiverpoolPlants about his research. Fortunately, my colleagues were able to confirm that he indeed is real and a plant cell biologist studying the nuclear pore complex. He also scored 6 out…
I bet plants look good on the dancefloor
Plants don’t do much all day except sitting around and photosynthesising.Right? Wrong!! Plants move constantly, but much slower than animals. Therefore they manage to trick us by pretending to be really boring. But if you put up a hidden camera,…
Faces of Plant Cell Biology: Dr John Runions
John Runions is a little bit like Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – only that his two identities both have a Dr title. Most of his time he spends working, teaching and playing with the microscopes at Oxford Brookes University.…